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Jan 29, 2013 2:30pm PST
immigrants contributed 17 billion in the texas economy at a cost of 1.5 billion. when you are talking about the economic argument, economists say we need to legalize undocumented immigrants. when you leave immigration in this kind of tenuis way, a path to citizenship, people want to know what are the specifics. what does that look like? right now, getting at the end of the line is 110 years back. so, there's something missing in terms of really going deep and frankly in terms of the president. this would be a moment to say let's look at who we are as an immigrant country. more money is spent on immigration enforcement than any other law enforcement combined. >> understand the argument you're making and the business community over woman the supports you. they want this immigration reform, they want people who are here illegally to be given citizenship. what i'm trying to get at is there is clearly opposition to this reform. we heard it in that peace and we hear it all of the time from conservatives in the country who say there cannot be amnesty for people who are here was broken the law. >>
Feb 1, 2013 2:30pm PST
rate. the current mayor, bloomberg, has done a lot for the city's economy but it was koch who took over when things were at their depths and even people who don't like him i think give him credit for doing that. >> how about his record on race relations she? >> well, it's very controversial. he got elected with support of the black community but then double crossed them. that was why a lot of people didn't like him. he did deals with people and often turned against them. he was also accused of -- and i was living here at the time, he certainly wasn't very sensitive to police brutality and things like that. he tended to take the view of the people in the outer burrow, mostly white new yorkers, who thought things were spiraling out of control and he needed a sort of crackdown on crime. so he started off pretty popular with the black community but he didn't end up very popular and it was of course new york's first black mayor who eventually defeated him when he ran for mayor for the third time. >> tell us more about the reaction on the streets of new york today. >> well, i mean, like every
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